VBHCS News

Murfreesboro Location Hosts OPEN HOUSE for the New Facility!

We recently held an Open House for our new facility in Murfreesboro. This building offers Therapy, Medication Management, and Care Management. Genoa Pharmacy is also in the building. The 1st floor houses our Crisis Services, and we hope to expand Crisis & Alcohol and Drug Services in the future. This location is one of 21…

We recently hosted an Open House at our Cleveland Office celebrating our new Crisis Walk-In Service & Pre-Arrest Diversion Section of the building.

News Channel 12 stopped by to ask us some questions about the dollars Governor Lee has funded for mental health!!

We’re Hiring!

Open Position

Co-Responder Crisis Intervention Specialist II: Full time position available in Gallatin. Position will be based at the Gallatin Police Department. EXEMPLARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:Respond with Gallatin Police Dept (when initiated by GPD) to provide crisis assessment, counseling, linkage and other services to persons in a mental health crisis to include alcohol and/or drug abuse problems.Respect…

New Location Now Open in Murfreesboro

Volunteer Behavioral Health (VBH) opened a new facility which will provide prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support services for Rutherford County and surrounding areas. While VBHCS has 20 outpatient centers throughout their 32-county service area in Middle, Upper Cumberland, and Southeast Tennessee, this is the first new construction project for the agency. Designed by GHP…

New Grant- to help police combat substance abuse, improve mental health services

SOURCE: Gallatin News The Gallatin Police Department has been awarded $1.3 million in federal funding to help combat substance abuse and improve responses to mental health calls during the next three years. The department recently received a $892,085 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Abuse Site-based Program (COSSAP) grant along with a $438,461 Justice Mental Health…

Nathan Miller, Regional Vice President for VBH, recently spoke with NEWS 2 about the Christmas Day Nashville bombing.

Congratulations to our 2020 TAMHO Awards Recipients

Recently several of the VBH staff attended (Virtually) the Annual TAMHO (TN Assoc of Mental Health Organizations) Awards and Recognition. We are so very excited to announce our CEO Chris Wyre, won the Distinguished Service Award. Congratulations Mr. Wyre. Much deserved!!!!!! Our very own Stacey Hurst also took home the Personal Courage Award. We’re so…

Chris Wyre announces retirement / VBH Board names Phyllis Persinger President

August 7, 2020 – Chris Wyre announces retirement / VBH Board names Phyllis Persinger President Dr. James Boerner, Chair of the Volunteer Behavioral Health (VBH) Board of Directors, announced at the annual meeting on August 7, 2020 that CEO, Chris Wyre, will be retiring in August of 2021. After more than 43 years working with VBH,…

Volunteer Awarded 32 Counties to Provide Behavioral Health Safety Net for CHILDREN!

The new Behavioral Health Safety Net (BHSN) for Children in Tennessee, which will provide mental health services to children, will begin on September 1. Through the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS), the BHSN for children will provide services to uninsured children ages 3 – 17 who meet program eligibility criteria….